Batman #40
(April-May 1947)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1947-02-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The 13 Club (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Burnley, inker credit verified by Paris, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

R Is for Rabbit (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The 13 Club! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Gene McDonald
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [40's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain); James Blanning; Ed Chandler
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist credits verified by Dick Sprang.

Doug Mills (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of Batman II (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron ?
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Gene McDonald
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you ever wonder what would happen if...
Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [40's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred; Commissioner James Gordon; Beetle Boles (villain, introduction); Henry Bush (villain, introduction)
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City Gazette; Gotham City Post; Jasper's Gym; Lane Foundation

Indexer Notes

Artist credits verified by Sprang.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Nabisco Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Jimminy and the Magic Book; More Fun Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Melody of Murder (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Neill
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Prof. Pipp / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Farr
Pencils
Jack Farr
Inks
Jack Farr
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Farr

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wholesale dealer in star dust...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Plastic Wood / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Grand Opera Murders! (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron ?
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Gene McDonald
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [40's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Colin Vanning (villain, introduction, death); Lacroix; Noyes; Dr. Ingram
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Dick Sprang.

Two of America's Most Famous Boys! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Star Spangled Comics; Robin; Adventure Comics; Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Gahoon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The 13 Club
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. R Is for Rabbit
  4. 3. The 13 Club!
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. Doug Mills
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Case of Batman II
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jimminy and the Magic Book; More Fun Comics
  9. 8. Melody of Murder
  10. 9. ["Wholesale dealer in star dust..."]
    Prof. Pipp
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Plastic Wood
  12. 11. The Grand Opera Murders!
    Batman and Robin
  13. 12. Two of America's Most Famous Boys!
    Star Spangled Comics; Robin; Adventure Comics; Superboy
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Gahoon
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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